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Scarlett Moffatt has been leading the tributes following the death of beloved Gogglebox star Leon

“From your words of encouragement to me to the little DMs.”

THE SAD NEWS came through last night that the 83-year-old star of Channel 4′s Gogglebox Leon Bernicoff had passed away.

Along with his wife June, he had been a staple of the show and one of its most popular personalities – being the first members of the public cast for the show back in 2013.

Former Goggleboxer Scarlett Moffatt tweeted out how sad it was to hear the news

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Other members of the show also shared their emotions at such a tragic time

 

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Anyone who has watched the show was touched by the news, and he had many a famous fan

Viewers reminisced about their favourite moments and remembered why they loved him so much

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This clip really sums up what Leon and June brought to the show, and why he’ll be sorely missed

If you can’t see the video, click here

RIP Leon.

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